Various Lowlights From Curt Schilling's Failed 38 Studios [UPDATED]

Documents from the lawsuit over Curt Schilling’s failed attempt to launch his own video game company—dubbed 38 Studios—have been released today in Rhode Island. If you don’t recall 38 Studios, it’s because the company laid off its entire staff and went bankrupt in 2012, despite getting a $75 million loan from the… »9/24/15 5:45pm9/24/15 5:45pm


Review: Curt Schilling's Video Game Company Had Many Flaws Before Taking Rhode Island's $75 Million

The Rhode Island Superior Court dropped a whole mess of documents today regarding the agreement between the state and 38 Studios, Curt Schilling’s video game company that went bankrupt in 2012 after developing only one single-player game, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. There’s a lot to sift through, but one particular… »9/24/15 4:55pm9/24/15 4:55pm

The 11 Best Things For Sale At Curt Schilling's Bankruptcy Auction

Curt Schilling is being sued by the state of Rhode Island as a result of that whole video game company going bankrupt and defaulting on $75 million in loans thing. In an attempt to satisfy his creditors, Schilling's putting the contents of his Medfield home up for estate auction, enabling you (or somebody else) to buy… »10/08/13 9:15am10/08/13 9:15am

Lawsuit Alleges That Curt Schilling's Company Concealed Financial Information To Get Loan From Rhode Island

It's been months since the Curt Schilling's quixotic pursuit to create an online role playing game ended with his video game company, 38 Studios, going belly up. 38 Studios didn't go bankrupt until after it had taken a $75 million dollar loan from the state of Rhode Island, though, and new court documents reveal that… »4/08/13 12:55pm4/08/13 12:55pm

Curt Schilling Is Selling His Bloody Sock—But Not That Bloody Sock

Heritage Auctions has posted a preview of an eagerly awaited lot—a bloodstained sock worn by Curt Schilling as he pitched through injury to lead the Red Sox to their first World Championship in 86 years. But before you go taking out a second mortgage, know that this isn't the one from Game 6 of the ALCS, when… »1/17/13 11:35am1/17/13 11:35am

Curt Schilling Is Trying To Sell His Massachusetts Home Again

The new season of 30 for 30 kicks off tonight with Broke, a look at pro athletes' penchants for burning through their fortunes. One of them is Curt Schilling, whose video game company not only went bankrupt, but blew tens of millions of dollars worth of shady taxpayer-funded loans. So it's maybe coincidence, maybe… »10/02/12 3:45pm10/02/12 3:45pm

How Curt Schilling's Video Game Company Was Doomed From The Start

Boston magazine has a lengthy post-mortem of the late, lamented 38 Studios, which went under earlier this year amid unpaid employees and defaulted loans and federal investigations and one very angry Rhode Island governor. After reading it, you may not feel any more sympathy for Curt Schilling (save that instead for… »7/23/12 5:00pm7/23/12 5:00pm

Curt Schilling Blames Government For Pointing Out That 38 Studios Was Broke

Not a great month for Curt Schilling. Forget all that business about his video game company missing payroll, missing loan payments, bouncing a check, and laying off every single employee. You know whose fault those were? The government, for going public with the bad news. Earlier this week Schilling called the… »5/31/12 2:05pm5/31/12 2:05pm

Curt Schilling's 38 Studios Lays Off Entire Staff

This is probably the death knell for 38 Studios, the video game company whose problems started with a missed loan payment at the beginning of the month. Since then the company has bounced a check to Rhode Island, failed to make payroll, and begged the state for more help in the form of tax credits. Today, one (former)… »5/24/12 5:20pm5/24/12 5:20pm

Oh Good, Curt Schilling's Company Is Going To Get More Help From The State

When last we left 38 Studios, Curt Schilling's beleaguered video games company, they had failed to pay their employees and bounced a loan repayment check to Rhode Island. Today they tried again, and they scraped together enough cash to cover their late $1.125 million payment—only with the help of a $100,000 personal… »5/18/12 5:30pm5/18/12 5:30pm

Curt Schilling's 38 Studios Can't Pay Employees, Bounced A Check To The State

We've been following the sad saga of 38 Studios, Curt Schilling's video company that moved to Rhode Island after receiving a whopping loan from the state. Well, things haven't gone well. They haven't employed the number of people they promised. Their big game isn't close to being on schedule. The state is afraid they… »5/17/12 7:05pm5/17/12 7:05pm